out of inodes
This article shows you how I dealt with an "out of inodes" problem.
How’d it happen?
I was installing the entire ports tree on a new box.
It froze. So I restarted it. Then it froze again. OK, this time I
noticed the following messages on the console:
Jul 5 14:25:48 little /kernel: pid 431 (cpio), uid 0 on /usr2: out of inodes Jul 5 14:26:19 little last message repeated 2550 times Jul 5 14:28:20 little last message repeated 10276 times Jul 5 14:28:25 little last message repeated 451 times
The problem is that we didn’t have enough inodes. This is a common problem when
you have many files of a small size. If you look at the man
page for newfs, you’ll see the following:
The fragment size of the file system in bytes. It must be a pow